Youth In Ahafo Ready For GIZ Business Idea Pitching On Tuesday

Youth in Ahafo ready for GIZ Business Idea Pitching on Tuesday


Participants at the orientation

Goaso, Tuesday, November 08, 2022

More than 41 young male and females in the Ahafo region have fully prepared to formally present their business ideas to the Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) on Tuesday, November 08, 2022 at Goaso, the regional capital. 

It is a business support project by the GIZ in the Bono, Bono East and Ahafo regions to support innovative smaller businesses with startup tools and materials. The project was organized by Milygof City Solutions, a businesses advisory and consortium in Sunyani. 

Fifty (50) applicants are expected to pitch in the areas of fashion and design, catering, agri-businesses, beautification, media and IT solutions. 

The project also seeks to hunt for youths with innovations for future interventions and support, Mr. Atta Akoto Senior, the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Milygof City Solutions revealed on Wednesday, November 07, 2022 at Goaso during an orientation for applicants of the project.

Mr. Atta Akoto Senior speaking

At the close of the orientation, over 41 interested youth from Goaso, Mim, Kukoum, Sankore, Kenyasi, Duayaw Nkwanta, Bechem, Yamfo and their environs had registered and prepared for the competition from Tuesday 8th to Thursday 10th November.

The GIZ would support successful 30 businesses with the required tools and materials to start, expand and sustain their operations in their respective Districts and Municipalities.

At the orientation, participants were taken through areas including how to select business or company name, importance of business registration, innovation to meet customers demand and how to sustain their businesses.

As a strategy to reduce transportation burden on participants, the event consortium splitted the pitching activity between Asutifi and Tano Zones and as such, would embark on the second phase of the pitching on Thursday at Duayaw Nkwanta after winding up at Goaso.


A section of applicants at the orientation

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